Insights Daily Current Events, February 26 – 27 – 28, 2014

February 26 – 27 – 28, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- Non-financial challenges to sustainable urbanization in India- The main causes of urbanization in India are: Expansion in government services, as a result of Second World War Migration of people from Pakistan after partition of India. The Industrial Revolution Eleventh five year plan that aimed …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- Renewable Energy- The Government has formulated an Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) covering all sources of energy including renewable energy sources. The IEP document gives a roadmap to develop energy supply options and increased exploitation of renewable energy sources The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has made a …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 25, 2014

February 25, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- AKASH- India successfully test-fires the indigenously developed surface-to-air missile Akash missile system from the Integrated Test Range test fired at Chandipur in Odisha. These were part of a series of tests being conducted in various engagement modes from the first of Production Model system produced to equip two …

Insights Daily Current Events, February 23, 2014

February 23, 2014 By- DEEPA M International- China’s increased defence budget and its implication for India- There is surge increase in china’s defence budget notably when china faces no credible military threats from any quarter. China’s defence budget touched $148 billion in 2014 which is 2nd to US and outstripping combine defence budget of Germany, …